The apex of luxury becomes sportier with the advent of Mercedes-Benz S-500 coupe and S63 AMG in India with the price starting from Rs. 2 crore (ex-showroom Delhi). Mercedes has also always been on the top with its luxurious offerings and now aim to dominate it with the smidgen of some sportiness. Along with these sports cars, the car maker has also launched G 63 AMG Crazy color edition. This is for the first time ever that Mercedes has launched three cars in a single day.
Some of you might find the price of both these cars on the higher side but one can afford such pricing for the stupefying machines. Mercedes-Benz is going great on its’15 in 15’ policy in which they plan to introduce fifteen new models in India in 2015 and both models being one of its kind vehicle will further reinforce company’s luxurious image in the country.
Mercedes-Benz 500 Coupe
Mercedes-Benz 500 Coupe which is nothing but a two-door version of standard S500 and it gets some revised styling changes like LED performance headlights with flared shape daytime running lights, honeycomb mesh grille, crystal clear flowing lines that meets into rear and typical coupe roofline, flared wheel arches with multi spoke alloy wheels to make it the most sporty and menacing Mercedes ever.
The cabin of S500 coupe will give you an idea of Mercedes-Benz’s pure elegance as its sports wraparound design dashboard with two part wide TFT display, fascinating central console, individual rear seats finished in Nappa leather with diamond back stitching outline. Other features include panoramic sunroof with opacity control, magic sky control (optional), intelligent drive system including brake assist, adaptive high beam assist plus, Pre-safe and night view assist plus.
For S500 Coupe power comes from a 4.7l twin turbo V8 petrol engine that churns out 453 of max [email protected] and 700Nm@1800rpm. The Coupe is 5027mm long, 1899mm wide and a height of 1411mm and comes along with a wheelbase of 2945mm.
Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG
The S63 AMG integrates same design cues as S500 save for the twin blade radiator grille, bigger tyres with AMG alloy wheels, muscular bumper with larger air inducts, V8 Bi-turbo lettering, two chrome tailpipes and aggressive body kit that makes it eye catchy than S500 coupe.
The interior of S63 AMG is more elegant than that of standard coupe as it is a blend of high quality materials, long features and excellent craftsmanship. Step inside and you’ll be welcomed by a new three spoke AMG steering wheel, AMG exclusive Nappa leather upholstery, AMG sports seats with heating, adjustability and memory functions, instrument cluster with circular dials and TFT display.
Other features in S63 AMG include attention assist, airmatic air suspension with ADS plus adaptive damping system, touchpad for radio and navigation, magic body control and curve tilting function which alloys the car to bend in a similar manner to biker or skier.
The S63 AMG coupe derives its power from 5.5l turbocharged V8 engine producing an enormous power of [email protected]5000rpm and huge torque of 900Nm between 2250-3750rpm mated to a MCT 7-speed sports transmission with three modes to choose from C for controlled efficiency, S for Sport and M for Manual.
The superfast engine allows 0-100 sprint in just 3.9 seconds while offering electronically limited speed of 250km/hr. However, you can increase it up to 300km/hr with the help of optional AMG driver package. The S63 AMG is offered with a RWD and 4Matic all wheel drive system.
In addition to the S500 Coupe and S63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz India has also introduced the ‘Designo’ customization feature which include a designo app especially for the iPad, designo platform which offers number of individualization options including exclusive paint finish, high quality interiors, hand sewn upholstery and many more. There is also designo leather platform which comes in single or two tone combo with black leather. The customer can also receive instant price quotes for the model they choose to customize.
Prices of Mercedes-Benz S class coupes (ex-showroom Delhi)-
- S500 coupe– Rs. 2 crore
- S63 AMG– Rs. 2.60 crore
Mr. Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented on the launch, “We are launching in India the ‘designo’ platform which epitomizes individualization and will offer our discerning customers with innumerable customization options to choose, ranging from exclusive paint finishes, high quality interior appointments and trims. We have seen an increasing demand for exclusivity and customization from our customers and the launch of the ‘designo’ range will further reinforce Mercedes-Benz’s customer focused approach, transforming customer delight to the next level. With the ‘designo’ platform, we are enabling the customers to add special value to their cars and create a new trend of customization in the luxury car industry. We have seen the Indian luxury car customers are increasingly seeking higher levels of customization and Mercedes-Benz with its latest product portfolio and the new ‘designo’ platform will have a clear edge in catering to these diverse customer requirements.”